Editorials, columns and letters to the editor from our readers.
At a time when federal-provincial tensions are on the rise, two court rulings this week offer a timely reminder that the Constitution does not cast the provinces as junior partners of a unitary federation. […]
Norm and I would like to Thank Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch Association for nominating us for the Sturgeon Proud Awards for volunteering. They were presented on Wednesday evening at the Sturgeon County Dinner. It was such a nice evening. Kudos to all the County staff for a job well done.
Pressure for pharmacare is building. In Ontario, it has become an issue in the provincial election campaign. Federally, Finance Minister Bill Morneau has promised to look into it. Now a Commons committee has thrown its weight behind the idea of a universal, national program to provide all Canadians with necessary drugs at little or no cost.
(NC) Get out on your deck and enjoy a delicious meal with friends and family and your grill favourites. John Thomson, Canada’s national barbecue champion, shares his tips and tricks to make sure your next feast is easy, fun and delicious. […]
It is rare that a single issue costs a federal ruling party its re-election. Based on the latest poll to measure the impact of the ongoing pipeline crisis on the political fortunes of its various protagonists, the fate of the Trans Mountain expansion is unlikely to alone determine that of Justin Trudeau’s Liberals in next year’s federal election.
(NC) There are a lot of credit card options out there, and choosing the right one for you could seem overwhelming. For many, the easiest solution is to get whichever card your financial institution offers, without considering whether it meets your needs or not. […]
(NC) There has been a lot of buzz about rising interest rates, which have increased since last summer after remaining quite low for seven years. If you’re like many Canadians, you may be facing staggering levels of household debt. […]
(NC) Households are Canada’s leading source of food waste, accounting for roughly 47 per cent of all edible goods that get thrown out. Fortunately, it’s easy to close the loop on household food waste. […]
(NC) If you or someone you know is experiencing service issues with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), you are not alone. Rest assured that there are methods of resolving your service-related issues.